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Charles Thomas DURDIN

Regimental number3353
Place of birthGlenburn, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPata, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34.2
Height5' 2.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, Jesse Durdin, Pata, via Loxton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date27 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2632 Corporal Edgar Walter DURDIN, 4th Trench Mortar Battery, died of wounds, 22 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Orari', 15 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 27 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DURDIN Charles Thomas

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